[Samba] roaming user profiles do not transfer all settings

Leandro Tracchia ltracchia at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 14:35:24 GMT 2008

i've also copied the profile through my computer properties. still i don't
get the same profiles when logging in from different computers.

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Adam Williams <awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us>

> sounds like you didn't copy the user's NTUSER.DAT.  how did you copy the
> profile?  drag and drop from c:\documents and settings\username to
> \\server\profiles\username or did you go to my computer properties,
> advanced, users, and change their profile to roaming and copy their profile
> with the copy button there to \\servers\profiles\username?
> Leandro Tracchia wrote:
>> this may sound like a basic question but i'm not entirely sure how
>> roaming profiles work so i'm not sure if i have it working properly. i
>> created a local user account on a client machine and then joined that
>> machine to the domain. i then logged in as domain administrator and
>> copied the user profile from the local machine to the server. if i
>> login with this user account (now the domain account) from another
>> machine, i can see the files that are supposed to be there but
>> everything else like the wallpaper, shortcuts, and windows styles are
>> not correct.... is roaming profiles supposed to work like this??? or
>> are you supposed to have the EXACT user settings no matter what
>> machine you log onto???

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